Thanakkan Ramesh

Thanakkan Ramesh
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University | TNAU · Department of Agronomy

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

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Introduction
Thanakkan Ramesh currently works at the Department of Agronomy, Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tiruchirappalli 620 027 Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tamil Nadu. Thanakkan does research in weed management, Plant Fertilization, Irrigation and Water Management and Agronomy. Their most recent publication is 'Effect of Sprinkler Irrigation Levels on the Performance of Rice Genotypes under Aerobic Condition'.

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Aim: To study the Influence of nutrient management on growth, lodging and yield of transplanted rice. Study Design: The study comprised of eight treatments viz.,T1- 100% NPK, T2- 100% NP + 125% K, T3- 75% N + 100% PK, T4- 75% N + 100% P + 125% K, T5- 100% NPK + K2SiO4 at 50 kg ha­-1, T6- 100% NPK + Ca2SiO4 at 50 kg ha­-1, T7- 100% NPK + Na2SiO3 at...
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Agriculture is the backbone of most developing countries, with more than 60% of the people relying on it for survival. Fertilizer application is crucial for enhancing agricultural production; however, continuous use of conventional chemical fertilizer cause soil mineral imbalances, degrades soil structure, and impairs soil fertility, all of which a...
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Weeds are the major biotic constraints in finger millet production and account for 41 to 63% yield loss. Weed management through herbicides plays a major role in increasing productivity. The field experiment was conducted at Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tiruchirapalli during Kha...
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The experiment was conducted at Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu during Rabi (2018-19) to analyse the economic impact of herbicidal weed management in transplanted rice. The experiment was laid out in split plot design with four main plot, five sub plot treatments and replicated thrice. Mai...
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Background: The present investigation is an attempt to study the effect of different harvesting and threshing methods on germination and seedling vigour of dhaincha. The use of a combine harvester to harvest dhaincha will be an effective alternative method that has not been widely tried. However, work on different methods of harvesting and threshin...
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Background: Finger millet production and productivity is lowering in India due to the growth of different weed species. Weeds are the prime yield limiting biotic constraints in finger millet. Therefore, the present investigation has been carried out to find out the suitable weed management practices on the performance of finger millet. Methods: In...
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India is the major producer and consumer of sugar in the world. Molasses based distillery along with their product (alcohol) generate wastewater called as spent wash. It is acidic nature characterized by high BOD, COD value. The Value Added Product from sugar industry is generated by incineration of spent wash results in ash powder which is found t...
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A field experiment was carried out at Department of Agronomy, Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Trichy during Rabi, 2018 to study the effect of different weed management practices on yield attributes and yield of transplanted rice. The experiment was laid out in split plot design with four main plot and five sub plot t...
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A field experiment was carried out at Department of Agronomy, Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Trichy during Rabi, 2018 to study the effect of different weed management practices on nutrient removal, nutrient uptake andgrain yield of transplanted rice. The experiment was laid out in split plot design with four main pl...
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A field experiment was carried out at Department of Agronomy, Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Trichy during Rabi, 2018 to study the effect of different weed management practices on yield attributes and yield of transplanted rice. The experiment was laid out in split plot design with four main plot and five sub plot t...
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A field experiment was carried out at Department of Agronomy, Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Trichy during Rabi, 2018 to study the effect of different weed management practices on nutrient removal, nutrient uptake and grain yield of transplanted rice. The experiment was laid out in split plot design with four main p...
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Background: Weeds are the major biotic constraint to reduce the rice productivity in direct wet seeded rice. Weed infestation and competition are severe in direct wet seeded rice as compared to transplanted rice, because of the simultaneous growth of both crops and weeds. The yield loss due to weeds varies from 40 to 100 per cent in direct seeded r...
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Rice is an important food crop extensively grown in India. Several factors are responsible for reducing the rice productivity in worldwide. However, weed infestation is the major biotic threat to productivity of transplanted rice. Weeds are competed with rice by their high adaptability and faster growth, dominate the crop habitat and reduce the yie...
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Aim: Methodology: Results: Interpretation: To elucidate the influence of non target Arbuscular Mycorrhizal (AM) fungi on glyphosate dissipation in okra cultivated sodic soil of Tamil Nadu. A field experiment was carried out during Rabi 2017-18 to study the interactive effect of glyphosate and Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AM) on glyphosate dissipat...
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Field experiments were conducted to select suitable pre- and post-emergence herbicides for the control of Trianthema portulacastrum in greengram. Treatments were consisted of pre-emergence (PE) herbicides, viz. pendimethalin (1.0 kg/ha), oxyfluorfen (100 and 200 g/ha) with one hand weeding at 30 days after sowing (DAS), post-emergence (PoE) imazeth...
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A field experiment was conducted at Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute, Aduthurai during two consecutive Kharif season to evaluate the different rice cultivation systems for greenhouse gases (CH4, CO 2 and N 2 O gas flux) and grain productivity. Rice cultivation systems viz., transplanted rice (TR), wet seeded rice (WSR), system of rice intensifica...
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Finger millet production requires a lot of labour, particularly for weed management practices. Weed spectrum depends on the efficiency of the finger millet ecosystem and control measures practiced. A most possible way for controlling weeds is by manipulating the cropping system and making conditions more favourable for crop growth and unfavourable...
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Rice is an important food crop extensively grown in India. Several factors are responsible for reducing the rice productivity in worldwide. However, weed infestation is the major biotic threat to productivity of transplanted rice. Weeds are competed with rice by their high adaptability and faster growth, dominate the crop habitat and reduce the yie...
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Block wise categorization of groundwater quality in Inland region of Tirunelveli district for its optimal usage to minimize the soil salinity was undertaken during November 2019. A total of 87 underground water samples representing different Inland blocks viz.,, Kuruvikulam (6) and Manur (6) were collected, analyzed for quality parameter and catego...
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Surface irrigation methods for salt affected soil
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Land configuration techniques such as ridges and furrows and broad bed and furrow can play a vital role to overcome soil related problems by providing easy and uniform germination as well as good growth and development of plants. The recommended land configuration for finger millet is flat bed which produces lesser yield mainly because of poor soil...
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Direct-seeded aerobic rice under drip irrigation is subject to more severe weed infestation than transplanted lowland rice, because in aerobic rice systems weeds germinate simultaneously with rice. A field experiment was conducted at Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute (TRRI), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Aduthurai to study the effect of weed...
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A field experiment was conducted on sodic soil using rice as a test crop. Gypsum+GM, DSW and GLM were used as amendments (main-plot treatments) for the reclamation of sodic soil and different levels of micronutrient mixture 75, 100, 125 and 150 percent recommended dose were imposed as sub-plot treatments. The application of amendments significantly...
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A field experiment was carried out at Department of Agronomy, Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Trichy during Samba, 2018 to study the effect of sequential application of herbicides on weed dynamics, weed control efficiency, growth, yield and economics of transplanted paddy. The experiment was laid out in split plot de...
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Field experiment was conducted at Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tiruchirapalli during Kharif, 2018 to evaluate the weed management practices in transplanted finger millet under sodic soil. The weed management practices viz., pre emergence (PE) application of pendimethalin 30 EC at 750 g/ha, oxyfluorfen 23.5 EC at 5...
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Remote sensing has several advantages in the field of agronomical research purpose. The assessment of agricultural crop canopies has provided valuable insights in the agronomic parameters. Remote sensing play a significant role in crop classification, crop monitoring and yield assessment. The use of remote sensing is necessary in the field of agron...
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The world struggles more to address the effect of global warming and changing climatic conditions due to the emission of greenhouse gases (GHGs). Among the GHGs, CO2 is the most dominant gas, compared to methane and nitrous oxide. It accounts for about 50% of the total warming effect of all climate impact gases. One promising technology to reduce t...
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A field experiment was conducted at Department of Agronomy, Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tiruchirapalli during Late Samba season (Rabi) 2018-19 to study the effect of foliar application of potassium on rice under sodic soil. Treatments consisted of foliar spray of 2% KCl, 2% K2S...
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A field experiment was conducted at Department of Agronomy, Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tiruchirapalli during Late Samba season (Rabi) 2018-19 to study the effect of foliar application of potassium on rice under sodic soil. Treatments consisted of foliar spray of 2% KCl, 2% K2S...
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A field experiment was conducted at Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute, Aduthurai to quantify the greenhouse gases (CH4, CO2 and N2O gas flux) emission in drip irrigated paddy in comparison with conventional flooded paddy. Gas flux was collected during critical stages of rice by static chambers installed in the field. Gas chromatography Varian 450...
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Block wise categorization of groundwater quality in coastal region of Ramanathapuram district for its optimal usage for minimize the soil salinity was undertaken during September 2018. A total of 70 underground water samples representing different coastal blocks viz., Ramanathapuram (12 samples), Kadaladi (14), Tirupullani (10), Mandapam (15), Tiru...
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Climate change refers to a statistically significant variation in either the mean state of the climate or in its variability, persisting for an extended period (typically decades or longer). Under changing climate, high temperature and elevated CO2 are predicted to increase in frequency, causing serious challenges to sustain global food security. A...
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The distillery effluents are disposed indiscriminately cause severe problems to soil and water quality. Therefore, to convert this effluents into an economic source of soil amendment as value added product (VAP) by biodigestion, reverse osmosis and evaporation process. Being a plant origin it is a rich source of essential nutrients for plant growth...
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Climate change refers to a statistically significant variation in either the mean state of the climate or in its variability, persisting for an extended period (typically decades or longer). Under changing climate, high temperature and elevated CO2 are predicted to increase in frequency, causing serious challenges to sustain global food security. A...
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Climate change refers to a statistically significant variation in either the mean state of the climate or in its variability, persisting for an extended period (typically decades or longer). Under changing climate, high temperature and elevated CO2 are predicted to increase in frequency, causing serious challenges to sustain global food security. A...
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Climate change refers to a statistically significant variation in either the mean state of the climate or in its variability, persisting for an extended period (typically decades or longer). Under changing climate, high temperature and elevated CO2 are predicted to increase in frequency, causing serious challenges to sustain global food security. A...
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A field experiment was carried out during December, 2017 to March, 2018 at Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College & Research Institute, Tiruchirapalli. The field experiment consists of seven treatments which include control, AM fungi alone, glyphosate 12 ml L-1 alone, AM fungi plus different rates of glyphosate at 6, 12, 18 and 24 ml L-1. The trea...
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PHYSICAL INDICATORS OF SUSTAINABILITY IN RAINFED COWPEA (VIGNA UNGUICULATA (L.) WALP) AS INFLUENCED BY IN SITU RAINWATER HARVESTING
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Light Interception and Productivity of Baby Corn as Influenced by Crop Geometry, Intercropping and Topping
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Madras Agric. J., 96 (7-12): 349-352, December 2009 Productivity and Water Usage of Rice as Influenced by Different Cultivation Systems V. Geethalakshmi*, T. Ramesh, Azhagu Palamuthirsolai and A. Lakshmanan Agro Climate Research Centre Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641 003 Field experiments were conducted during summer and kuruvai...
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Madras Agric. J., 96 (7-12): 353-355, December 2009 Spatial and Temporal Variations in Water Productivity of Rice in Tamil Nadu T. Ramesh*, K. Palanisami and S. Senthilvel Centre for Agricultural and Rural Development Studies (CARDS), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641 003 A study was conducted towards assessing the impact of season...
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Natural Resources Management on Sustainable Productivity of Rainfed Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.)
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A field experiment was conducted at Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute, Aduthurai, Tamil Nadu during Summer, 2013 and 2014 to study the response of blackgram varieties to different levels of irrigation through applied sprinkler system. Four levels of irrigation I1 - 50 per cent pan evaporation through sprinkler irrigation, I2 - 75 per cent pan evap...
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Field experiment was conducted during rice fallow season (January-March), 2011 and 2012 to study the effect of DAP application to preceding rice in last irrigation and foliar nutrition to black gram on the productivity and profitability of black gram(ADT 3) under rice fallow condition. The results indicated that application of DAP at 50 kg/ha to pr...
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Field experiments were conducted during summer (April to June), 2010 and 2011 to study the effect of post-emergence herbicides in irrigated blackgram (ADT 5). Treatments comprising of three levels (50, 75 and 100 g /ha) of the post- emergence herbicides viz., Imazethapyr 10% SL and Quizalofop ethyl 5% EC were tested alone and in combination and com...
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Field experiments were conducted at the Department of Agronomy, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore to study the effect of crop geometry, intercropping and topping on the productivity and biological efficiency of baby corn. Crop geometry (60 x 20 cm and 75 x 16 cm) and intercropping (baby corn alone, baby corn + fenugreek (greens), baby...
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Rice is the most important cereal crop which plays major role in Indian food economy as well as dietary needs of the world. A major hindrance in the successful cultivation of rice is heavy infestation of weeds. Hence, the field investigations were carried out at Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute, Aduthurai during wet seasons of 2011-12 and 2012-13...
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Field experiments were conducted at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore to evaluate the efficiency of halosulfuron methyl for the control of weeds in sugarcane. The treatments consisted of new herbicide formulation halosulfuron methyl (NC-319 75% WDG) in different doses (52.5, 60.0, 67.5, 75.0 and 150 g a.i. ha⁻¹) at 3–4 leaf stages of C...
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Field experiments were conducted at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore to study the effect of crop geometry and intercropping on the weed smothering efficiency and productivity of baby corm. Two levels of crop geometry (60 x 20 cm and 75 x 16 cm) and two intercrops (baby corn alone, baby corn + fenugreek (greens), baby corn + fodder cow...
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Field experiments were conducted during summer (March–July) and kharif (June–September), 2008 at the wetland farm, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India, to study the performance of different rice cultivation methods on productivity and water usage using the hybrid CORH-3 as a test crop. Treatments consisted of different rice cultiv...
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A field experiment was conducted during rabi 2004 under farmers' holding to study the effect of organic manure which was obtained from livestock components of integrated farming system (IFS) on the productivity of irrigated sunflower. The livestock components of IFS were milch cows (2+1), goat (10+1) and guinea fowl (20 Nos.). Treatments consisted...